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Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Celebrates New Baltimore Distribution Center

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FedEx has been shipping and sorting packages at its new Sparrows Point center in Baltimore for two months, but celebrated the facility’s opening by having officials cut a ceremonial orange ribbon on Sept. 20

Pamela Wood | The Baltimore Sun
September 22, 2017
Business

FedEx Quarterly Profits Decline on TNT Cyberattack, Hurricane Harvey

FedEx Freight FedEx Freight, North America’s largest LTL, posted gains in quarterly revenue, operating income, margin and revenue per hundredweight. (John Sommers II/Transport Topics)

FedEx Corp. remained profitable during the three months ended Aug. 31, but at a lower level than a year ago as the Memphis, Tenn.-based carrier had to overcome challenges from a malware attack in Europe as well as Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 21, 2017
Business

FedEx Quarterly Profits Decline on TNT Cyberattack, Hurricane Harvey

A TNT Express truck Graham Richardson/Plymouth Transit

FedEx Corp. remained profitable during the three months ended Aug. 31, but at a lower level than a year ago as the Memphis, Tenn.-based carrier had to overcome challenges from a malware infestation in Europe and from Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 19, 2017
Business

Most FedEx Rates Will Rise by 4.9% on Jan. 1

FedEx Ground in New York City John Taggart/Bloomberg News

FedEx Corp. announced rate increases for its three major divisions, all of which will take effect on Jan. 1.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 19, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Construction Begins on Wisconsin FedEx Truck Terminal Opposed by Nearby Residents

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Construction is beginning in Oak Creek, Wis., on a huge FedEx truck terminal opposed by nearby residents.

Tom Daykin | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
September 18, 2017
Business, Safety, TCA

FedEx Worker Goes Viral After He Personally Delivers Generators Ahead of Hurricane Irma

FedEx generated some good will with at least one Florida customer late last week as Hurricane Irma began its ominous approach.

Ron Maxey | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
September 13, 2017
Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Temporarily Suspends Some Services in Parts of Florida, Prepares for Post-Irma Aid

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FedEx temporarily suspended some services in South Florida Sept. 7 and geared up to help with recovery wherever Hurricane Irma makes landfall.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.
September 8, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

New Tennessee FedEx Distribution Center Loaded With Technology, Officials Say

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Every one of the up to 12,000 parcels an hour going through the new FedEx Ground distribution center in Chattanooga is run by what officials call a scanner channel.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
September 7, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Taps University of Memphis Students to Run Call Center

University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology

The call center agents talk on headsets to FedEx employees, helping with passwords and other basic troubleshooting and handing off to specialists if necessary.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.
September 6, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

How FedEx Is Coping With Hurricane Harvey's Impact

A man walks down the median as trucks navigate floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Interstate 610 Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. David J. Phillip/AP

FedEx temporarily suspended some services in Houston and other areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.
August 29, 2017

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